Accomplished faculty instruct, guide and inspire Edinboro students to achieve and lead. EU faculty are recognized for their commitment to student success and creating a personal and engaging academic environment.
Frequent regional and local exhibitions as well as student competitions provide Art History majors with opportunities for critical engagement and experiential learning.
Art History majors participate in classes with other Art majors from a broad spectrum of concentrations. Through lectures and discussions, they build valuable real-world skills.
As an Art History major, you will begin with survey courses in both western and non-western art. Then take a deep dive into period courses including Classical, Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Indian, 19th and 20th centuries, Contemporary and American art. Special topics seminars, as well as courses in Gender and Theory offer culminating, capstone experiences. You will have the opportunity to use free electives to complete a minor in fields outside of the department and visit important collections in museums in Cleveland, Buffalo and Pittsburgh.
Kick-start your career with an internship at a museum or gallery. You’ll learn to put theory into practice under the watchful eye of a trained preceptor. While you’re there, you will build a network of professional colleagues who may offer job advice or placement down the road. Many of students accept internships at notable institutions such as:
Erie Art Museum, Erie, Pa.
Fallingwater, Bear Run, Pa.
U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, Carlisle, Pa.
Drake Well Museum, Titusville, Pa.
Find yourself in our vibrant community of artists.